Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN offers undergraduate scholarship awards at Nigerian Universities. Since 1998, a total of 500 undergraduate scholarships are awarded annually. The students of Nigeria can apply for these scholarships. Students who are currently on similar scholarship awards from other oil and gas companies should not apply. The application deadline is 22nd August 2013.
What are the study areas?
Scholarships are provided in the field of Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geology/Geophysics, Medicine (MBBS Only), Agricultural Science (and related fields) and Computer Science.
At what course level?
Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Nigerian Universities.
Who is the scholarship provider?
Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN
Where can scholarship be taken?
Who is eligible to apply?
Candidates must be holders of the SSCE or its equivalent with at least six subjects passed at a sitting
-Applicants must be registered full-time undergraduates in their 1st or 2nd year of study in any accredited Nigerian University
-Students who are currently on similar scholarship awards from other oil and gas companies should not apply
Is scholarship open for international students?
No, only Nigerian students can apply for this scholarship.
Brief scholarship description
As part of its support to educational development and human capacity building, Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN Joint Venture awards annual scholarships to qualified undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities. Awards will be made to qualified and suitable students who are currently admitted in Nigerian Universities irrespective of state of origin including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
What is the total number of awards?
Since 1998, a total of 500 undergraduate scholarships are awarded annually.
What is the duration of award?
What does it cover?
Scholarships have supported the education of Nigerian students.
What is the selection criteria?
The awards are made to suitably qualified students from every state of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). However, about 62 per cent of the total NNPC/MPN Undergraduate scholarship awards are allocated to students who are indigenous of the operational communities/ States – Akwa Ibom (50%) and Rivers States (12%). There is also a merit award (10%) to the best 50 candidates in the selection tests. The remaining places go to students from other states including the Federal Capital territory (FCT), based on merit and fair geographical spread.
How will students be notified?
Shortlisted candidates should be prepared to take a screening test to be held on the 6th & 7th of September, 2013 strict compliance with our guidelines is advisable, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
How can I apply?
The mode of applying is online.
What is the scholarship application deadline?
The application deadline is 22nd August 2013.
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